1. Looking Ahead to the Minnesota Vikings Draft: Vontae Davis, CB, Illinois

    VikingVigil.com Last year it was 17, this year it is 23. Minnesota originally selected 17th in the 2008 NFL Draft, but that pick flew away in return for one of the best, if not the best defensive end in football; Jared Allen...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about almost 6 years ago 2,068 reads 21 comments

  2. 2009 NFL Playoff Predictions: Wild Card Weekend

    Last year, the New York Giants made a beautiful run to the Super Bowl through great play, leadership, and coaching. The Giants met up with the then-undefeated New England Patriots and beat them in an exciting, albeit sloppy game...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about almost 6 years ago 21,347 reads 67 comments

  3. Vikings-Giants: A Playoff Preview?

    I have used the “most important game” cliche for about the last two months, so I hesitate to use it again. Whatever dull phrase I choose to use, this upcoming game could really be the biggest game of the season for the Vikings...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about almost 6 years ago 608 reads 9 comments

  4. 2008 In Review: The Top 10 Performances

    2008 was a year to be remembered by all sporting fans. Within a span of 365 short days; records have been broken, championships have been won, and people have been awed. Included within are the reasons people love sports...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 412 reads 43 comments

  5. NFL Community Challenge Week 15 Results

    Sean Crowe has had some issues with power up there in the northeast, so I'm at the helm this week. I can relate...it was a chilly 70 degrees here in Arizona today...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 179 reads 1 comments

  6. Vikings-Cardinals: The First Game Of The Rest Of The Year

    Originally posted by me at VikingVigil.com Believe it or not, this upcoming game that pits the Cardinals and Vikings will be more than a battle between a little red bird and a Norse pirate. This game could decide the NFC North...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 815 reads 4 comments

  7. The Minnesota Twins Guide, Step One: Trade Delmon Young

    The period of life we just endured is my least favorite of the entire baseball calendar year. The time frame that starts about two weeks after the World Series and ends on the first day of Winter Meetings...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 487 reads 12 comments

  8. NFL Community Challenge Week 13 Results

    First off, we would like to offer our sincere apologizes because of the tardiness of this weekly feature. It's not that there wasn't any good stuff to pick and choose from, just that real-life got in the way for a few days...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 507 reads 2 comments

  9. Rookie: The Story Of Joe Flacco

    It was draft day. John Harbaugh found himself in a tough position, as did everybody else in the room that day. As head coach of the Baltimore Ravens, Harbaugh held the fate of his team in his hands...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 1,524 reads 28 comments

  10. NFL Community Challenge Week 12 Results

    Thanks to the entire NFL Community for an extremely successful opening week in this new contest! If you were not aware, here is a recap of the rules. The award for best overall community here on Bleacher Report goes to the J-E-T-S Jets...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 488 reads 3 comments

  11. Vikings-Jaguars: Biggest Matchups Start In The Trenches

    Once again, the Vikings find themselves facing a must-win game. Although inexplicably at the top of the NFC North with a 5-5 record, a win is needed if the playoffs are a goal...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 500 reads 6 comments

  12. Viking-Buccaneers: Biggest Matchup

    Although it is said every week, this upcoming game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could fall under the category of a “must-win...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 556 reads 6 comments

  13. Minnesota Twins Make Casey Blake an Offer

    According to the LEN III, the Twins may offer Casey Blake a contract as soon as next week, while others say that a "framework" has already been offered. I have mixed feelings about this development...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 971 reads 13 comments

  14. Q&A With Minnesota Twins Prospect Jeff Manship

    Jeff Manship is currently in the Arizona Fall League playing for the Phoenix Desert Dogs. He also has a blog hosted by MLB.com. I’m sure he is insanely busy, but he took the time to answer a few of my questions, for which I am extremely grateful

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 469 reads 0 comments

  15. NFL Community Challenge Week 10 Results

    Thanks to the entire NFL Community for an extremely successful opening week in this new contest! If you were not aware, here is a recap of the rules. The award for best overall community here on Bleacher Report goes to the Green Bay Packers...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 674 reads 14 comments

  16. Can Yunel Escobar Bring a World Series to Minnesota?

    Taken from TwinsFix.com Joe C. has recently thrown some names around that the Twins may or may not be interested in. To be honest, the only two I see as real possibilities are Casey Blake and Yunel Escobar...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 949 reads 6 comments

  17. Q&A With Minnesota Twins Prospect Carlos Gutierrez

    Carlos Gutierrez went to college at the University of Miami (FL) where he was a key element in the Hurricane's run to the College World Series in 2008. He began his career as a starting pitcher but was forced into a relief role after Tommy John surgery...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 1,010 reads 3 comments

  18. Announcing The NFL Community Awards Contest

    Attention Bleacher Creatures! On behalf of the NFL Community here at Bleacher Report, I am pleased to announce the new Community Awards Contest. Every week, we will choose certain NFL Communities who we feel have risen above the competition...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 422 reads 4 comments

  19. Week Nine Musings: Quarterback Issues Abound

    Quarterback issues abound in the NFL. The Chicago Bears were forced to take out Kyle Orton and the Houston Texans had to remove Matt Schaub from gun-slinging duties. What's the punchline? Both Rex Grossman and Sage Rosenfels performed admirably...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 345 reads 0 comments

  20. Say What? Hard to Believe Baseball Stories: Part Two

    Be sure to check out Part One of this series, where I told three hard to believe football stories. Small Promotions The 1951 St. Louis Browns were a horrible baseball team...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 1,440 reads 23 comments

  21. Say What? Hard to Believe Football Stories: Part One

    In the world today, most things are predictable. We know when it is going to snow, when it is going to rain, and when our favorite television show comes on. When something unexpected or bizarre happens, oftentimes we don't know how to react...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 487 reads 2 comments

  22. Lute Olson: A Legacy in the Desert

    Excitement rippled through the crowd that day in 1983. When word spread of Lute Olson's hiring by the University of Arizona you could almost hear the screeching of brakes...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 1,637 reads 32 comments

  23. Breaking Down Denard Span

    Denard Span’s first game as a Twin was on April 6th against the Kansas City Royals. Going 0-2 with a walk was an innocent enough major league debut, but what Minnesota fans didn’t ...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 375 reads 1 comments

  24. Edwin Encarnacion, Anyone?

    Yesterday I took a look at the possibility of the Twins trading away Ben Revere and Chris Parmelee to get Ian Stewart and Will Harris. While certainly improbable, it is not out of the question...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 1,182 reads 9 comments

  25. Q&A With Minnesota Twins' Prospect Eli Tintor

    TwinsFix.com I am pleased to announce the first of hopefully many Question & Answer pieces here at TwinsFix. This week, we have Eli Tintor; a 23-year old outfield prospect who spent this past year with the Fort Myers Miracle...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about 6 years ago 1,577 reads 8 comments